Joint Legislative Budget Hearing - Taxes
February 13, 2020
1:00 PM
Hearing Room B, Legislative Office Building, Albany


Michael Reed Schmidt
Commissioner, New York State Department of Taxation & Finance

Edmund J. McMahon
Research Director, Empire Center for Public Policy

Ronald Deutsch
Executive Director, Fiscal Policy Institute

The Reverend Peter Cook
Executive Director, New York State Council of Churches

Dorothy Hill
Policy Director, Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy

Michael Kink
Executive Director, Strong Economy for All Coalition

Charles Khan
Organizing Director

Steve VanDeWalle, MBA
Policy Advisor, Roc NORML

Greg Biryla
NYS Director, National Federation of Independent Business

Elizabeth Felicella
Empire State Indivisible

Rebecca Saletan
Steering Committee Member, Indivisible Harlem

Allison Downing
Steering Committee Member

David Rosen
General Counsel, American Automotive Leasing Association

Scott Shedler
President, New York State Assessors Association

Warren Wheeler
Executive Director

Nahuel Fefer
Student at NYU Law, DSA Debt and Finance Working Group

Written Testimony
Boylan Code, LLP
Cannabis Tax Proposal

David Siffert
President of the Village Independent Democrats

Brenda Episcopo
President & CEO, United Way of New York State

Kate Lockhart
Vacant & Abandoned Property Program Director, Western New York Law Center, Inc.

Alex Fennell
Network Director at Churches United for Fair Housing (CUFFH)

Budget Justice for a Democratic Economy